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The New York Mets' charter flight was diverted to Detroit last night due to a medical issue with Howie Rose. WOR, the Mets' radio station, released the following statement:
The Mets flight en route to Los Angeles yesterday landed in Detroit to allow WOR Mets radio play by play voice Howie Rose to see a doctor after feeling ill on board. Although he is feeling better, due to the lengthy travel, doctors have advised Howie to rejoin the team upon their return to New York next week.
Good to hear Rose is fine. Not so fine? The doctors who would advise Howie to rejoin the Mets at any point in the near future.
September 1995: WFAN hired Scott Ferrall, the single biggest blowhard in the history of sports talk radio, to host the evening shift and fired Howie Rose. Imus was promoting his upcoming interview with Ferrall and rips Howie Rose, claiming he has bad breath.